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Dvorák's New World Inquiry
How a Czech composer helped America find its authentic voice
"...American Indian himself – and the continuing popularity of Longfellow's Song of Hiawatha demonstrated white America's mixed feelings about..."

Nov. 12, 2004 Arts Feature by Katherine Catmull

The Raven
John Cusack plays Edgar Allan Poe in this historically imaginative but dull and off-putting detective story set in old Baltimore.
"...been a hoot if it turned out Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (Poe's longtime critical nemesis) had committed these foul acts..."

May 4, 2012 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Brothers Solomon
With three great comic talents in Will Forte, Will Arnett, and director Bob Odenkirk working together in relatively untried and controversial comedy territory, the only result is a syrupy fable about love and family.
"...who’ve no idea what to do with women – Longfellow Deeds, Felix Unger, Norman Bates, and on and on..."

Sept. 14, 2007 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Mr. Deeds
"...using it to describe the peculiarly quaint characteristics of Longfellow Deeds' hometown pals. In 2002 instead of being pixillated,..."

June 28, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Joe Gould's Secret
"...claimed to know inside-out. (Apparently, of all the poets, Longfellow is most effectively translated into sea-gull.) At restaurants, this..."

April 28, 2000 Movie Review

SXSW Music: Second List
243 + 171 = as many acts as the last two ATX fests combined
"...Longfellow (Brockley, England)..."

Nov. 18, 2014 Music Post by Chase Hoffberger

The Hightower Report
Look out – the 'yummies' are coming!
"...determine what we'll be wearing is called "Henry." Not Longfellow or Thoreau (both are so old-school), but a spiffy..."

May 16, 2014 News Column by Jim Hightower

SXSW Thursday Showcases
Turnstile Presents, 2k14 SeoulSonic, Metal Injection, Womex, Sounds From Colombia, BBC Introducing, Ground Control Touring, M for Montreal, Western Vinyl
"...ultramodern covers of Carter Family songs last summer. Quintet Longfellow makes very listenable indie-pop, evoking a less-cloying Coldplay. There's..."

March 14, 2014 Music Feature

'Justified' Recap: 'This Bird has Flown'
Ladies have flown the coop and Raylan owns birds worth a goodly sum
"...When Raylan said Lindsey kept men “all pixelated like Longfellow Deeds,” I couldn’t make that jive with Jimmy Stewart’s..."

Feb. 1, 2013 Screens Post by Virginia B. Wood

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
'The roller coaster capital of the world,' no bears in Africa, etc.
"...In 1840, poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow became the first American to have plumbing installed in..."

Nov. 4, 2011 Column by Mr. Smarty Pants

Austin Symphony Orchestra
This program devoted to the New World Symphony altered our sense of the work
"...culture, particularly American Indian culture and his reverence for Longfellow's poem "The Song of Hiawatha," as well as African-American..."

Jan. 21, 2011 Arts Review by Michael Kellerman

A Taste of Honey
How we get honey now, and what might happen to the industry in the future
"...hives and holds of conquerors, to the New World. (Longfellow's "Song of Hiawatha" captured this invasion in verse, name-checking..."

June 12, 2009 Food Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Evangeline Cafe
Evangeline Cafe
"...The name Evangeline comes from the title of Longfellow's 1847 epic poem that recounts the forced migration of..."

April 27, 2007 Food Review by MM Pack

Larger Than Life
The late Luis Jiménez created art on a grand scale – and lived life that way, too
"...Jiménez's death), and Southwest Pieta, a large sculpture at Longfellow Park in Albuquerque, N.M., that combines Christian imagery with..."

March 30, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
Kickin' it at fairy camp and where to send your salami
"...and the patient was Frances "Fanny" Appleton, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's second wife, who was in labor with her third..."

Aug. 4, 2006 Column by Mr. Smarty Pants

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
Where rock stars go to die
"...from Boston to Cambridge. (Thanks a lot, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.)The idea that people are supposed to hold a rose..."

May 5, 2006 Column by Mr. Smarty Pants

New Worlds
Schedule of events
"...presents the "Hiawatha Melodrama," a narration of parts of Longfellow's poem set to Dvorák's music.Friday and Saturday, Nov. 12-13Bass..."

Nov. 12, 2004 Arts Feature

November is Dvorák month in Austin!
The University of Texas is marking the centenary of Dvorák's death with an ambitious multidisciplinary festival called "New Worlds: Dvorák in Search of America."
"...presents the "Hiawatha Melodrama," a narration of parts of Longfellow's poem set to Dvorák's music. Tim Barringer provides commentary..."

Nov. 5, 2004 Arts Feature by Katherine Catmull

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...Michael Longfellow..."

July 25, 2003 Column

Mr. Deeds Goes to Town
There's more than a Depression-era dime's worth of hokum in this story of a country bumpkin who inherits millions, then has his worm bitten in the Big Bad Apple, but at least it's Capra-corn.
"...worm bitten in the Big Bad Apple. Gary Cooper's Longfellow Deeds is as much dolt as he is dear,..."

June 28, 2002 Screens Review by Raoul Hernandez

Beat Box
SXSW: Tee-Double, Jungle Brothers, South Park Mexican, Botany Boyz, Big Daddy Kane
"...microphone hustlin', these Scriptures come with more verses than Longfellow. Checkin' Ruta Maya, Doris Miller, and his status as..."

March 17, 2000 Music Review by Christopher Gray

Postmarks
The dog-running controversy continues … and chalk another one up for Ventura.
"...State of Minnesota, Hennepin County, City of Minneapolis, the Longfellow Community, and the Hiawatha Neighborhood. Each of the 81,..."

Oct. 1, 1999 Column

That Old Revival Spirit
Testifying About Movies
"...Bigville" movies. They don't come much boy scout-ier than Longfellow Deeds and Jefferson Smith - the one trying to..."

June 13, 1997 Screens Feature

Joe Gould's Secret
"...his penchant for cross- translating, and publically practicing "Seagullese" ("Longfellow translates perfectly in sea gull," Gould once remarked. "On..."

July 5, 1996 Books Feature

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